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, will be three on the economy and one each on health care, the role of government and governing, with an emphasis throughout on differences, specifics and choices. both candidates will also have two-minute closing statements. the audience here in the hall has promised to remain silent. no cheers, applause, boos, among other noisy distracting things. so, we may all concentrate on what the candidates have to say. there is a noise exception right now, though, as we welcome president obama and governor romney. >> gentlemen, welcome to you both. let's start with the economy, segment one, and let's begin with jobs. what are the major differences between the two of you about how you would go about creating new jobs? you have two minutes, each of you have two minutes to start. a coin toss has determined mr. president, you go first. >> well, thank you very much, jim, for this opportunity, i want to thank governor romney and the university of den very for your hospitality. there are a lot of points i want to make tonight, but the most important one is that 20 years ago, i became the luckiest man on earth,
aggressive as they talked act the economy, health care and the role of the government. karen travers breaks down the argument. >> reporter: the president and romney finally went head to head. right out of the gate the candidates boiled down their economic arguments. >> governor romney, has a perspective that says if we cut taxes, go toward the wealthy and roll back regulation that we will be better off. i have a different view. >> the president has a view similar to the one he had when he ran four years ago. if you will trickle down government would work. that's not the right answer former. >> reporter: his comments about the 47% have taken a toll on his campaign. even before that leaked video show that americans think he favors the wealthy. tonight he wanted to try to change that perspective. >> the people who are having the hard time right now are middle income americans. under the president's policies they have been buried. they are just being crushed. i will not under any circumstances race taxes on middle income families. >> reporter: the president said he doesn't have the right ans
. the death toll now standing at 2,000. >>> and very fresh revelations in the government's botched gun tracking program known as fast and furious. with dozens more firearms being linked to crimes in mexico. guns connected to fast and furious have now been recovered at the sites of murders, kidnappings and at least two brutal massacres. >>> there are reports at the airports. in the past two days, loaded guns have gotten past tsa agents. >> reporter: in the latest black eye for tsa, a loaded .38 caliber gun like this went undetected by screeners. richardson mistakenly 234r50u with it from new orleans to newark. just one day earlier in orlando, they missed another loaded gun. this time in a firefighter's carry-on bag. that gun made it on to the plane. >> it's scary. >> i am voiced they missed something like that. >> reporter: some in congress worry this has all become business as usual. >> unfortunately, the reports i get, it's not just this one weapon. it's hundreds of items every day, but it can't be tolerated. >> reporter: but out for the record on security, the tsa says it had many su
officers are among the lowest paid employees of the federal government. you knew what you were doing was wrong? >> yes. >> reporter: but you did it anyway? >> yes. >> reporter: why did you do it? >> just playing in with the rest of them, of, i don't care and, they ain't treating us right and they're not paying us right. >> reporter: brown showed us the action he used at the airport where he says no one is checked for stolen goods. >> it was so easy, one day, i walked right out of the checkpoint with a wii in my hand. >> reporter: nobody said anything? >> nobody said a word. >> reporter: anybody say "watch yourself?" >> yeah, one gentlemen came to me, said, they're talking about you in the office, be careful. i said, okay. >> reporter: you got a tipoff? >> yeah. >> reporter: for passengers who are victims of theft, many find they are on their own when something goes missing. >> i wasn't happy. and the cold shoulder from the airlines was even more devastating. >> reporter: dallas businessman dirk had to track down his ipad himself after it disappeared from his checked luggage. >> i was
, perhaps a middle eastern government, has attacked web sites on critical infrastructure in the united states. >> reporter: so far the hackers have not been able to steal any money, or disrupt financial markets. authorities in the race against time to stop them before something worse happens g they can move money around and cause financial chaos. >> reporter: today the u.s. government is actively working to locate and block the massive attack. it appear as covert cyber war is fully engaged. >>> in the case of a stolen puppy, earlier this week a couple walked in to the animal rescue foundation and spent time playing with this guy, mango, several minutes later the couple walked out with mango tucked in a pocket. someone called the foundation, said they had mango and wanted to return him. the caller wasn't the person who stole him and didn't want the $1000 reward. the foundation says though it's had a bad couple of days they hope good can come of this. >> as horrible as it has been. people found out about our organization and rescues in general. >> another good thing that came out of this
100 people charged today with medicare fraud. the government said that the suspects collected $429 million by falsely billing patients. one was accused of writing 30,000 prescriptions that came to about $100 million in fraud. it's one of the biggest medicare crack downs ever. >>> we are working for you exposing medical professionals accused of everything from addiction to sexual misconduct. look up doctors by logging ton on to the website. >>> you may have heard a lot about big bird today. he came up last night in the debate when romney said he would eliminate funding for pbs. would your children be forced to go without seasame street and the gang if government spending stopped differenting money to pbs? the woman who runs the workshop said it wouldn't come to that. >> the workshop receives very, very little funding pbs. when they always tout out big bird and say we will kill big bird that's misleading because we will be here. >> she said the workshop gets most of its money from product licensing, corporate under writing and sponsor ship. >> all right. you know call it good luck
in your pocket, they have to pay back $85 million to customers. it is a government investigation that uncovered illegal late fees, rewards promised and not paid and for discriminating against people over the age of 35. the refund will be spread among 250,000 customers and also the government struck similar deals with discover and capital one. >>> check your pantry tonight. the peanut butter recall got bigger. trader's joe pulled some from the shelves. more chains are removing more product, the recall from the mexico based company sundlin includes almond and cash auto butter. it impacts, whole foods, safe way, target, and giant. many people got salmonella after eating it. >>> since the iphone 5 release apple has been on the defense. there were a few glitches in the operating system and the map application. now there may be a bug putting you over your data limit. verizon customers noticed their data disappearing even when the phones were on wifi. verizon says they will not charge for the overage and put in a software fix. >>> families have been opening their mail to learn that thei
's the largest increase in six months since 1975. aaa said governments waiting to make road repairs could be a factor. >>> if your child is grown out of their safety seats, changes are coming next month that could have you putting them back in the seat. in october a state law goes into effect that changes the rules, instead of a weight threshold children younger than eight will have to be at least 4-foot 9. so for help on making sure that seat is installed properly you can call 1-800-370- seat. >>> we want to make sure you are getting to where you need to go with time safer traffic. lauren cook has a look at place that could give you trouble tomorrow morning. >> reporter: the abc2 time safer traffic. there is construction underway on 795, one northbound lane will be shut down at the beltway through 5:00 tomorrow morning. if you are traveling in east baltimore repairs continue on that massive sink hole, east monument street will be closed all the way through the middle of october. until then you will want to use earls street. i will track the details tomorrow on good morning maryland start
question on the role of government. he ended up talking about, well, something. >> in the middle of the civil war, abraham lincoln said, let's help to finance the transcontinental railroad. >> reporter: romney's response was clear, practiced and forcibly delivered. >> we have a responsibility to protect the lives and liberties of our people and that means the military, second to none. >> reporter: at the end, they shook hands and then, a moment offing toness. the obamas and the romneys on stage. but even as they were enjoying a little bipartisanship, both sides began spinning and readying for the next round. two more rounds ahead. just ahead, in our program, who made the grade? who missed the mark? the experts who prepped sarah palin and george w. bush for their debates tell us how they scored tonight's candidates for a "nightline" report card. yeah, i'm looking to save, but i'm not sure which policy is right for me. you should try our coverage checker. it helps you see if you have too much coverage or not enough, making it easier to get what you need. [ beeping ] these are great
. >> this is the first time that we know about where a middle eastern group, perhaps a government has attacked websites of critical structure in the united states. >> the united states government is working to block the massive attacks and stop the hackers before they disrupt the financial markets and do any more damage. >>> remember moms old cream or brown fridge? that's so out of date. appliance manufacturers are starting to get tired of stainless steel. john shows you what may becoming next to your kitchen so you don't waste your money. >> reporter: did you just upgrade your appliances to stainless steel because that's the hottest new trend? sorry to say but the stainless trend may be on its way out. after 15 years of stainless everything manufacturers moving onto new finishes. if you remodeled in the past decade chances are you picked stainless steel for your fridge, dishwasher and stove. stainless looks professional and house shows you arrived. if you just upgraded you may have arrived late. stainless steel is on overtime and reports stainless fatigue. the new ice collection calls white the new s
in our sights, and the pakistani government is unable or unwilling to take them out, then i think that we have to act and we will take them out. >> reporter: and we've seen him tap his reservoir of righteousness to make a strong attack. >> you said we knew where the weapons of mass destruction were. you were wrong. you said that we were going to be greeted as liberators. you were wrong. >> reporter: tonight will be mitt romney's 36th presidential debate. though his first as nominee. his team is hoping he'll show the agility we've seen him display. >> if people are looking for someone who will discriminate against gays, they won't find that in me. >> when is the last time you stood up and spoke out for increasing gay rights? >> right now. >> reporter: as well as his ability to jujitsu, to forcefully use an attack against his attacker. >> mr. speaker, i'm not an anti-immigrant. my father was born in mexico. my wife's father was born in wales. they came to this country, the idea that i'm anti-immigrant is repulsive. >> reporter: and diane, take a look at this picture that the obama campaign
is down again. government analysts blame it on a very weak economy. a new report just out this morning shows that the number of births fell 1% last year. the fourth annual decline in a row. fewer than 4 million babies were born last year. the lowest since 1998. analysts say the trend is reversing because the economy is improving. on that note, i think i am ready for another. >> really? talking about this. you got two. are you ready? >> some of my friend have had babies. you see a little baby. >> and they smell good. >> they grow up they're 3 and 5 and drive mommy and daddy crazy. they're good. >> a look at your wednesday weather, everybody. thick morning fog in boston, new york, d.c. thunderstorms in the carolinas southward. gusty wind from seattle to minneapolis. up to a foot of snow in montana mountai mountains. >> 80s in colorado springs. albuquerque, across the south. mostly 70s in the north east as well as the midwest. >>> here is a truly great story all about a guy named adam greenberg. on a one game contract with the florida mlins last night for their game against the mets. >> h
for jobs for the american people. >> reporter: in the role of government -- >> the federal government has the capacity to help open up opportunitand create ladders of opportunity and to create ameworks where the american people can succeed. >> reporter: the 90 minute debate moderated by jim layer was the first opportunity for the candidates to go head-to- head. at times it was heated. >> solyndra and tester and inner one. i had a friend who said you don't just pick the winners and losers, he picks losers. >> for 18 months he's been running on the tax plan and now five weeks before the election he's saying the big bold idea is never mind. >> reporter: there was this memorable moment. >> 20 years ago i became the luckiest man on earth because michelle obama agreed the marry me. >> i'm sure this was the most romantic place you could imagine here with me. >> reporter: despite that one moment, the candidates didn't seem to agree much and really pushed each other on their policies and proposals that were talked about during this debate. for what happens next? of course both campaigns will try t
to undermine their fragile government. >>> and in spain tonight at least 12 people have been injured when riot police clashed with protesters rallying in steep cuts in government spending. the violence broke out when police at the times moved in to disperse the crowds and some responded by throwing rocks and bottles. >>> back in this country tonight there are troubling new questions this evening about airport security. we have learned this evening that twice in the last week agents with the transportation security administration, the tsa, allowed loaded guns to through airport checkpoints. here's abc's mark greenblatt now. >> reporter: in the latest black eye for tsa, a loaded .38 caliber gun like this went undetected by screeners. new orleans hornets' executive joshua richardson says he mistakenly flue with it from new orleans to newark. just one day earlier in orlando, they missed another loaded gun. this time in a firefighter's carry-on bag. that gun made it on to the plane. >> well, scary but surprising. >> so i would say generally i have been very thorough and surprised they missed someth
eastern entity, perhaps, a middle eastern government, has attacked web sites of critical infrastructure in the united states. >> reporter: the hackers have not been able to steal any money in these attacks or disrupt financial markets. but authorities fear the next j generation of wide scale cyberadults could be far more devastating. to be clear no money has been stolen yet. many people trying to bank online could not for a time get access to their accounts. you can see how that could make it difficult for a small business. so that's why tonight the government is work sowing hard to locate and block these ongoing attacks. pierre thomas, abc news, washington. >>> now to politics and 39 days until the election. but a lot of people don't have to wait until november 6. the first votes in the 2012 presidential election have been cast. early balloting got under way in iowa. president obama has three fundraisers in washington tonight. after spending yesterday in virginia, where he hammered away at mitt romney's comments about the 47%. meanwhile, the republican challenger also spent the day in
to children. . >>> the health alert. the government taking a deadly meningitis outbreak, including one case in our state. in is a fungus, can't be transferred person to person. we got in touch with a medical editor to explain the symptoms. >> people, the things to watch for, high fever, bad headache, stiff neck, pain when you look at a bright light. >> all of the victims got steriod shots for back pain. nationwide five people have died. 30 got sick. >> listen to this. if you are someone who believes in luck and fate it could mean bad things for you. people who believe in them normally lead unhealthier lifestyles. they say it could be a problem if you don't take your health into your own hands. >> luck is a falacy. we can't really prove that luck exists. we can prove that our brains are moldable. they can be changed, they get changed through hard effort and practice. >> researchers say you shouldn't leave your health up to luck and developing a healthy lifestyle will pay off in the long run. this is the hot topic tonight. we want to know what you think about this one. do you believe in
on government. shortly after a tape of his comments were released, romney said his remarking were not eloquently stated. but in an interview on fox news, he offered a new explanation. >> it's completely wrong. and i absolutely believe, however, that my life has shown that i care about 100%. >> reporter: president obama, meanwhile, is trying to rebound from what many believe was a lackluster debate performance. before a crowd of 30,000 in madison, wisconsin, yesterday, the president suggested romney's performance was just an act. >> i met this very spirited fellow who claims to be mitt romney. but i know it couldn't have been mitt romney. because the real mitt romney's been running around the country for the last year, promising $5 trillion in tax cuts that favor the wealthy. >> reporter: obama campaign advisers were even more blunt, accusing romney of being dishonest on the debate stage. but some of the president's supporters and liberal pundits are baffled by what they saw as a passive performance. >> i felt like he should have been more aggressive. >> i don't know what he was doing out there.
the u.s. government to put diplomatic pressure on congo to help their people, the democrat is not campaigning the way he did in election years past. >> yeah, i got less interested. the more i was around it, i felt it was too much about money. if you are a surrogate, you are there to help raise money. if you are not, you watch what the campaigns are doing to raise money and i've been part of it. i participated in it but it just depresses me. it's not interesting and i think it doesn't reflect well on our democracy. >> reporter: and for now, he is content to enjoy this career sweet spot. getting ready to direct matt damon in the story of boston crime boss whitey bull gger. i wondered if damon gave him grief for showing his six-pack abs. >> might have been a two-pack. y >> reporter: you couldn't resist. sexiest man alive. >> the script was like, tony gets out of the shower and walks -- it was like a whole, you know thing and -- i was like, i'm just going -- how about just put the shirt and and we keep going. >> reporter: you have to service the lady fans out there. you have to
and a film could be putting your money at risk. how the u.s. government is trying to block cyber attacks. those stories and more coming up at 6:00. krystal conwell : we see a lot of problems with the... number of students that we have. resources. materials. things that the children need... on a day-to-day basis. anncr: question seven will help. the department of legislative services says question seven... will mean hundreds of llions of dollars... for schools...from gaming revenues that would have... gone to other states. and independent audits will guarantee the money... goes where it's supposed to. krystal conwell: i think people should vote for question... seven because i think it will be a great benefit to children. >>> my space was once massive success but overshadowed by facebook and twitter and pinterest. it will focus on music sharing and artists. >> one of the reason people detested it, it was a cluttered mess. it represented everything bad about the way the internet used to look. >> my space had 100 million users. facebook is closing in on 1 billion. the auction of a ray painin
about the flospy of government, here's our philosophy, here's his philosophy, this is the difference. you make the choice. >> what you're seeing is a reflection of the candidate and that's the problem. >> you both raised two questions that i want to get to, you talked to small ball and the weekly standard this week came out with a flyer that the romney campaign is sending out in northern virginia that i want to put up on the screen right now, a flyer about how the romney campaign is going to do a better job of making sure people who had lyme disease. >> very surprising to me. not surprising in the context of the fact that this campaign has trouble sticking to a singular narrative. surprising mostly because this isn't a thing that people are screaming about in the election, we're not hearing a lot about lyme disease. it seems like someone was on the romney camp at some point in virginia. you're seeing the tactics. they're very visible from the romney campaign. part of it is, they do a message reset and they're not doing >> having been one of the people, creator of microtargeting of ca
details. it says it's looking into potentially erroneous transactions. >>> government investigators are out with a new warning about the $20 billion dietary supplement business. 20% of the weight loss in new system supplements they checked, had illegal labels that made health claims that are not allowed and also lacked key information. >>> and facebook likes to boast that it's free. but the social network is rolling out a new feature that will give your posts a prime space on your friends' news feeds for a price. users who have seen the option in the past few days says it's running about 7 bucks for every post they push. >> you're paying for your friends to like what you're posting? >> a story for 2 t attention-starved. >>> and a new jetblue marketing gimmick is playing off of something we seem to hear for every election year. for all of the folks who say they're leaving the country if they're candidate does not win, jetblue is giving away free flights on. vote for your candidate and you might get a flight if the other guy wins. >> cool promotion. i kind of like that. that's not bad
said the president's vision has trickle down government and i don't think that's what american believes in. i see instead a prosperity that comes through freedom. >> reporter: the president made a denver appearance as well. he said last night's debate also reminded him of two things, both named romney. >> the real romney has been running around the country for the last year promising five trillon dollars in tax cuts to favor the wealthy, the -- last night he said he didn't know anything about that. >> reporter: romney used the debate to focus on a middle class squeeze that's happened in the president's first term. and many were surprised the president didn't bring up romney's remarks about how he views 47% of americans. it could have put romey any on defense. it's back to the campaign trail now. the president is in with wisconsin where was campaigning just one state over there joe biden who was in iowa and then we saw romney leave cole doll to go to virginia. he can campaigning with paul ryan. no surprise, all of those happen to be what is considered a key battleground state. >> he is
. also the goff nateor opening up -- governator opening up about the public and private life. what he said about the affair with the worker that destroyed his marriage. good morning -- marriage. good morning maryland continues in a moment. news time 5:37. you disgust me. prove it. enough is enough. d-con no view, no touch trap snaps to kill instantly. no looking, no touching. d-con. get out. >>> thanks for staying with us. 20 minutes until 6. halloween has not gotten here and we are talking about the hot toys for the coming christmas season. high tech items like tablets always get all the publicity. they are the headlineers. but low tech toys may wind up on children's wish lists. monster high dolls from mattel are one of the biggest names in the doll aisle and i have no idea what it is and thanks to the return of the lay away programs, it might be more difficult to get your hands on some of the hot toys. >> it's tighter inventory at the retail level and they are aggressive lay away programs by most of the retailers. because of the aggressive lay away programs which are great to take a
government. >>> then a shootout leaves one border patrol agent dead and another hurt tonight. police are out there, the fbi, they are all searching for clues. nickelous ivy died. the fbi says there was more than one shooter and the last time we had a boarden agent killed, you have to go back to -- border agent killed, you have to go back to 2010. >>> the iphone 5 is out and it comes with a price tag of hundreds of dollars. but that's just how much you'll pay for the phone. coming up next, the extra expenses you may come up with when upgrading your phone to the latest and greatest. >> check out our abc2news weather app. >> and have you started thinking about holiday shopping? you may end up spending moniliases year, but some -- more than last year, but some store owners could be up for -- >>> retailers have expecting some big things out of this holiday shopping season. holiday sales are expected to be up 4% over last year. consumers are expected to use mobile and social options to do more shopping. so sales at brick and mortar stores are going to take a hit. so expect lots of promotions to sh
. government agencies don't do that. you can tell the ssa no changes can be made to your account unless you appear in person with an i.d. to find out how to do that, just log on to our website, abc2news.com. joce sterman. abc2 news. >> call the inspector general. you can find the number on our website. abc2news.com. >>> tonight's health alert. if you are eating healthy and still not losing weight, portion sizes may be the blame. sizes matter when it comes to your food. doctors say there are some tricks. >> take little sandwich bags and portion out all the portions ahead of time and put them in a shoe box in your pantry. just seeing how much a portion is rather than mindlessly picking at the bag affects it. >> using smaller plates is a good way. studies show the bigger the plairkts the more food you're going to put on it and try eating slower by slowing down. it gives your stomach a chance to tell the brain it's full. >> we've been taking house calls as we think pink for the month of october, breast cancer awareness. the doctor has been gracious enough to answer some of our phone calls. tell
that would be a strange thing to walk out on to the beach and see. >> the spanish government asked the shipping companies, hey, what's your plan to get these ships off the beach? i think they're still trying to come up with something. >>> one of the hardest things to eat and look cool while doing it is the cupcake. >> you eat it with a fork. pretty lame. >> this video we got from foodbeast.com showcases all the ways to not look cool eating a cupcake. the little nibble bite. >> bird bite. you got to commit. >> bottom first. definitely not cool. >> why do i need to look cool while eating a cupcake? a lot of weddings have cupcakes. lot of gals there. >> now behold the new right way. take the top of your cupcake, screw off a little bit of the bottom, put it on the top, and make a cupcake sandwich. i thought it might be fun for us to try. >> can we get some sanitizer up in here? >> oh, my god. >> thank you. see how much cleaner you're all going to feel now? i can't be the only one that goes in dirty. >> first, unpeel your wrapper. >> always a dainty procedure to begin with. >> screw off
this morning in the government's botched gun tracking program, fast and furious, with dozens more firearms linked to crimes in mexico. our new partner univision, reports 57 undiscovered guns, connected to fast and furious, recovered at the sites of murde least two massacres. >>> a detroit area woman who collected welfare despite winning $1 million lottery, found drug of possible drug overdose. amanda clayton was on probation for fraud paid back $5,500 to the state of michigan. over the weekend, friend found the lottery winner, dead, holding her 1 1/2-year-old daughter. she only had $67,000 left from her winnings. >>> lindsay lohan in the middle of a new drama this morning in what seems to be a story of he said/she said. lohan claims she was assaulted in her new york hotel room by a former congressional aide during an argument over cell phone pictures. police arrested him. then let him go saying there was not enough evidence to hold him. >>> one of the nation's busiest freeways will be open in time for the morning commute after major weekend road work. shut down of interstate 405 in los ang
being the terminator to being the governator. >> reporter: and his two, new films coming out next year, all may be a way to hit the reset button. letting everyone know -- >> i'll be back. >> reporter: the accounts in the book are being attacked from his fellow republicans. former secretary of state, condoleezza rice tells abc news she has no recollection of a conversation at the white house, where rove allegedly said his choice for california governor was rice. the book hits stores october 1st. >> reena, thank you. >>> jurors have reached a verdict in the bizarre murder trial in georgia. it was the case of a flight attendant killed by an alleged stalker in 1995. the suspect was only put on trial this year thanks to new dna evidence. and in a weird twist, he chose to defend himself in court. that turned out to be a bad move for him. abc's steve osunsami has the story. >> reporter: after a 17-year murder mystery and then a bizarre trial with waseem daker, an ex-con, acting as his own attorney and frightening victims on the witness stand -- >> we, the jury, find the defendant, waseem dake
. >>> the government says don't believe everything you read on the labels of some weight loss and nutritional supplements. a new inspector general's report found that one in five labels, it checked, made false or misleading claims in addition to many of those and other supplements lack sigh yn ticien studies. >>> chicago police hunting for suspects responsible for pretty much what's an urban marijuana plantation. they found more than 1,000 plants in an area about the size of two football fields. get this, some of the plants were as tall as christmas trees. they have apparently been growing for months. >> the plants were about 6 feet tall. at this point. the estimated value of this is some where between $7 million and $10 million. when i inquired how long would it take the plants to reach that height, the guess that we are making is these were probably planted sometime in the spring. >> now, the next step is to cut the plants down, remove them to a secure location, where they will then be burned. >> hello. >> that ought to be -- [ coughing ] >> quite a scene. all that -- >> clear everybody out
will focus on domestic policies, things like healthcare, the economy and the role of the government. but while the two candidates were off the trail yesterday getting ready and prepping for the big debate, their wives are giving us a little bit of insight. >> i get so nervous at these debates, and, you know, i'm like one of those parents watching their kid on the balance beam. he doesn't need much advice. i mean, he's been doing this for quite some time. >> almost after every answer that he gives, he'll find me in the audience to see was that good, was that okay? >>reporter: something president obama has really had the momentum as of late. the polls show that this race is tightening up, esal
. it canceled wednesday's trades after they surged 29% in a minute. >>> and government investigators have a new warning about the $20 billion dietary supplement business. 20% of the sup leapts they checked have -- supplements they checked have labels that are illegal claims. >>> and finally they're going to leave the country if their presidential candidate doesn't win. free flights to make good on the threat you vote at the airline's website and you might get a flight if the other guy wins. that's america's money, i'm paula faris. >>> happening overnight there's been a police involved shooting in baltimore city. we'll have the latest on the conditions of those involved. >>> the presidential candidates, they square off in the mile-high city. we're going to tell you how the pundits say they came out on the winning end. >>> and with winter around the corner, your electric bill could soon be going up. so who's making that recommendation saying you should be paying more? we'll tell you on this thursday, october 4th. "good morning maryland," i'm charlie crowson. >> and i'm megan pringle. thanks so mu
? steve osunsami has a user's guide for families. >> reporter: today, government official trying to contain this salmonella outbreak told us it doesn't look good and to expect more reported cases linked to jars of peanut butter sold at grocery stores acros country. so far, 30 people sick, most of them children, across 19 states. for families searching through kitchen cabinets tonight for potentially dangerous jars of nut butter, it's confusing. first, what jars and brands are being recalled? well, it isn't your larger name brands like jif or skippy. those products are fine. all of the recalled products are linked to the sunland peanut corporation in new mexico. they make the peanut butter under numerous brand names. >> all the illnesses that have been investigated are related to the peanut butter products from the one plant. >> reporter: so now you've found one of these brands in your cupboard. should you automatically toss it out? the company says to look on the side of the jar for the "best if used by" date. anything between may 1st and september 24, 2014, throw it away. what i
, "total recall." >> i went from being the terminator to being the governator. >> reporter: schwarzenegger says she hasn't read the book. >> she knows that it's about my whole life and that i would not write a book and kind of leave out that part and make people feel like, wait a minute, are we just getting a book about his success stories and not talk about his failures? >> reporter: she hasn't said much about his failures, either, beyond pointed remarks like this at her father's funeral. >> perhaps his greatest accomplishment to me was showing my brothers how to treat a wife. >> reporter: schwarzenegger was in the audience that day. apparently he heard her loud and clear. david wright, abc news, los angeles. >>> and when we come back on the broadcast tonight, the extraordinary picture that came in late today. look at this. there is someone on that gurney, sailing through the air. the hair-raising rescue, when we sailing through the air. the hair-raising rescue, when we come back. and it's not letting up anytime soon. at unitedhealthcare insurance company, we understand that commitment. s
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. >> we don't get government funding or aspca so you can go to our website and it's ebay for pets. get great items this is a goody basket for cats and it's a great time to do holiday shopping. >> good. and you have artwork and a little bit of everything. >> sports memorabilia. trips, give certificates to restaurants. it's lot of fun. >> how do you check it out. >> go to the mdspca.orb and i think it's connected to abc2news.com and peruse the items starting at noon. >> a great opportunity to go out and raise funds for the maryland spca and as she mentioned, they are not affiliated with the apca so -- aspca so don't make that. check it out noon today go shopping for a great cause. let us know if ora gets a home. >> i am sure. >> she is so cute what do you think charley? >> she is adorable but we want to change the name for the weekend oriole. >> yeah. >> for the weekend. >> or ora is short for oriole. >> no one likes having to fill up the tank at the gas pump but when you see what they are paying in a community, you may not complain about the prices here locally. and there's a good chanc
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in her room at a suny-brockport campus. >>> and in spain, protests over government austerity measures turned violent again saturday night. at least one person was injured in those incidents. this was the third time this week that protesters and police have clashed in spain. >>> we all know the old saying, the show must go on. justin bieber's new concert tour got off to a pretty rough start in arizona last night. the singer threw up, on stage, check it out, right there. video evidence. ran off. only to rush off again. that didn't stop him from going on, he kept performing. >> i want to saw thank you for making me feel so comfortable. it's not really a great feeling when you're throwing up in front of a bunch of people. >> the trouper that he is, justin bieber went on to finish the nearly two-hour concert. dan? >> and we admire your ability to do such a smooth newscast when you have all that high-priced caffeine coursing through your veins. >> it's pretty good. >>> t-minus three days to what could be a pivotal point in the race for president. both president obama and mitt romney have bo
. where the government gets build for unnecessary or often nonexistent trips. but from brooklyn to los angeles, hundreds of federal agents strike together to send one clear message to crooks. >> health care fraud has never been a worse proposition than it is today. you are more likely to get caught if you do make a fraudulent claim. and when you do, you will pay a bigger price. >> one extreme case, federal officials say a doctor in dallas often signed stacks of documents without any review in a scheme to bring in as much money as fast as he could. mark greenblat, new york. >> the way it would work. doctors would give kickbacks to patients, bill medicare for the kickbacks. how they were collecting money here. you hear all the presidential contenders from, this election, and way back, talk about scouring the budget, getting rid of fraud. here you go. it's still going on. costing all of us. >> you feel so vulnerable when you have gone into a hospital, you got this outlandish crazy bill, hear about something like this, it boils my blood when i hear about it. >> it does, so rampant and braz
in government in american life, which is something that republicans felt would put romney on solid ground. >> he seemed to reach beyond that conservative base and really talked to independents about issues they care about. >> i think ultimately, they were speaking to persuadable voters or undecided voters. as mitt romney starts to take leads in some of these battleground states, with my expectation he will, it's not over, a close race. the other thing that happened last night, there's been two factors at play. there's been the environment of the country, the large number of people that think we're on the wrong track. and the perceptions and images of the candidates. what happens last night was the images of the candidates, mitt romney evened that ground. when that happens, people say, when they're roughly even, why wouldn't i take a chance on the new guy? that's the difficult side that president obama has to get. he has to turn this around. >> he has two more coming up. donna, you're in the room with president obama today. what do you tell him? >> mr. president, have a good night's sleep. but gu
controversial pastor jeremiah wright. and accusing the federal government of not doing enough to help new orleans recover from hurricane katrina. the president's campaign calls the video a desperate attack. >>> meantime, there's signs that mitt romney is ready to offer specifics about his tax plan tonight. all part of a plan to cut tax rates by 20% across the board. >>> and a scathing, new report says a bold, new approach to fighting terrorism has been a big waste of billions of taxpayer dollars. fusion centers were created after the attacks of 9/11. so law enforcement on every level could share intelligence. but senate investigators say those centers have done nothing to stop terror plots. >>> american airlines says wrongly installed clamps and not sabotage caused seats to become loose on three flights. those seats and everything from the smell of smoke to landing gear issues have forced american flights to divert offcourse. pilots can finally resume contract negotiations today. >>> for the fourth-consecutive year the u.s. birthrate has dropped. experts say the economy is forcing couples
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. meningitis. 35 cases so far. five people have died. the government blames contaminated steroid injections for back pain made at a plant in massachusetts. even though the plant has been shut down, the cdc is warning the outbreak can still get worse. dr. richard besser is here to explain. you worked at the cdc. why are they so worried it can spread? >> i talked to the lead investigator at the cdc. they're very worried about this. this was sent to 75 clinics in 25 different states. as doctors find the patients, they'll find this. >> what about this form of meningitis? >> you hear about meningitis. and you think about the outbreaks on college campuses, going person-to-person, very rapidly deadly. this is different. it's caused by a fungus, a mold that we're all exposed to. and it usually causes problems in people with immune problems. but here, it was injected directly into the spine. it goes up to the brain, causes inflammation. and in some people, it actually caused a stroke. >> what are the symptoms? >> it may be milder than what people think normally with meningitis, with stiff neck. here
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